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Volume 24 Issue 5 - February 2019

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In this issue: A prize that brings lustre to its laureates (and a laureate who brings lustre to the prize); Edwin Huizinga on the journey of Opera Atelier's "The Angel Speaks" from Versailles to the ROM; Danny Driver on playing piano in the moment; Remembering Neil Crory (a different kind of genius)' Year of the Boar, Indigeneity and Opera; all this and more in Volume 24 #5. Online in flip through, HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday Jan 31.

Lunchtime Chamber Music.

Lunchtime Chamber Music. Jailiang Zhu, piano. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-241-1298. Free, donations welcome. ●●3:00: Roy Thomson Hall. Joshua Bell, Violin and Sam Haywood, Piano. Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.4 in a Op.23; Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No.2 in D Op.94a; Grieg: Violin Sonata No.2 in G Op.13. 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. .50-9.50. ●●7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Elektra. See Feb 6. Also Feb 16(4:30pm), 22. THE TEMPESTUOUS VIOLIN Feb 12, 2019 George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts tafelmusik.org ●●8:00: Tafelmusik. The Tempestuous Violin. See Feb 7. Wednesday February 13 ●●12:00 noon: Canadian Opera Company. Dance Series: who we are in the dark. Peggy Baker Dance Projects. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363- 8231. Free. First come, first served. No late seating. ●●12:30: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Noonday Organ Recital. TBA. 1585 Yonge St. 416-922-1167. Free. A. Concerts in the GTA ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. See Feb 5. Also Feb 15, 17(2pm), 21, 23(4:30pm). ●●8:00: Nathaniel Dett Chorale. Voices of the Diaspora: Hosea & Friends. Stephen Newby: Hosea; and works by Dett, Waddles and Hogan. Nathaniel Dett Chorale Alumni. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208 or nathanieldett.org. ; (sr); (st). TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Barbara Hannigan Sings and Conducts. Debussy: Syrinx for Solo Flute; Sibelius: Luonnotar for Soprano and Orchestra; Haydn: Symphony No.86; Berg: Suite from Lulu; Gershwin: Suite from Girl Crazy (arr. Bill Elliot). Kelly Zimba, flute; Barbara Hannigan, conductor and soloist. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598- 3375. .75-8. Also Feb 14. Thursday February 14 ●●12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight. A preview of U of T Opera’s production of Mozart’s La finta giardiniera. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. ●●12:30: York University Department of Music. Music at Midday: Student Showcase. Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building, YU, 4700 Keele St. 647-459-0701. Free. ●●1:00: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre. Can’t Give You Anything But Love Valentine’s Day Jazz Concert. Featuring love songs, jazz standards and romantic ballads. Tanya Wills Quartet (Jordan Klapman, piano; Bill Bridges, guitar; Ron Johnston, bass; Tanya Wills, vocals). Spadina Theatre, Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-924- 6211 x0. . ●●2:00: Toronto Public Library, Northern District. Songs of Love, Loss and Longing in Four Languages. I Can’t Get Started With You; You Belong to Me; Cry Me a River; Les Feuilles Mortes; Solamente Una Vez and others. John Christoper, guitar/vocals; James McKie, violin/electric guitar; Roman Tome, percussion. Northern District Public Library, Room 224, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-393-7610. Free. ●●7:00: Brampton Folk Club. Love Is in the Air. Carlos Medina and Credit River Time. Council Chambers, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, 9 Wellington St. E., Brampton. 647-233-3655. Free with museum admission. ●●8:00: Hart House Orchestra. Mahler Symphony No. 7. Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452. Suggested donation of . ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Ramin Karimloo: From Now On. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -; .95 and up (dinner & show package). February 14 at 8 pm JUILLIARD QUARTET with MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN ●●8:00: Music Toronto. Juilliard Quartet with Marc-André Hamelin. Beethoven: Quartet in D Op.18 No.3; Beecher: new commissioned work; Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Op.81. Juilliard Quartet; Marc-André Hamelin, piano. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. .50- ; (st). ●●8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. John Pizzarelli and Freddy Cole: Celebrating Nat King Cole @ 100. Koerner Hall, Telus Centre, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. -5. Pre-concert talk at 7pm. ●●8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Barbara Hannigan Sings and Conducts. Debussy: Syrinx, for solo flute; Sibelius: Luonnotar for Soprano and Orchestra; Haydn: Symphony No.86; Berg: Suite from Lulu; Gershwin: Suite from Girl Crazy (arr. Bill Elliot). Kelly Zimba, flute; Barbara Hannigan, conductor and vocalist. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. .75-8. Free pre-concert performance at 6:45pm. Also Feb 13. Friday February 15 ●●12:10: Music at St. Andrew’s. Noontime Recital. Jialiang Zhu, piano. St. Andrew’s Church (Toronto), 73 Simcoe St. 416-593- 5600 x231. Free. ●●6:45: COSI Connection. Trial by Jury and HMS Pinafore In Concert! Darryl Edwards, conductor; Helen Becqué, piano; soloists of the COSI Connection. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 647-272-6232. ; (st). ●●7:30: Beverly Taft. The Love Hangover 5. Duets from country, jazz, blues, pop and rock. Tania Gill, piano, vocals; Victor Bateman, bass, guitar, vocals; Ilana Waldston, Teddy Hawkins and Whitney Ross-Barris, vocals. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 647-393-8238. /(adv). Net proceeds will go to support Recollectiv, a weekly music gathering for people with memory challenges. ●●7:30: Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. See Feb 5. Also Feb 17(2pm), 21, 23(4:30pm). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Casablanca: Film with Live Orchestra. Steiner: Casablanca. Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -6. Also Feb 16. ●●8:00: Gallery 345. Patrick Boyle Quartet: After Forgetting Album Release. Patrick Boyle, trumpet; Bernie Senensky, piano; Jim Vivian, double bass; Michael Billard, drums. 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. . Cash only at the door. 44 | February 1 – March 7, 2019 thewholenote.com

●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. Get the Led Out. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. -. ●●8:00: St. Basil’s Church, University of St. Michael’s College. Litanies de la Vièrge. Charpentier: Litanies de la Vièrge; De Grigny: Pièces d’orgue; Louis Couperin: Pièces de clavecin; Plainchant. Choir, period-instrument ensemble, and orchestra. 50 St. Joseph St. 289-380-0790. Free. Donations welcome. Affiliated with the Annual Conference of the Society for Christian Scholarship in Music. 2018-2019: The Colours of Early Music LOVE, REMIXED FEBRUARY 15 & 16 at 8pm Tickets starting at $ 26! TorontoConsort.org ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Love, Remixed. A program of 20th- and 21st-century music written for early instruments and voice. Rolfe: Breathe; Fallis: Eurydice Variations. Jurgen Petrenko, conductor; David Fallis,and Katherine Hill, artistic directors. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337 or torontoconsort.org. -. Also Feb 16. Artistic Direction by David Fallis and Katherine Hill. ●●8:30: Caliban Arts Theatre/Trane Live Events/Berkeley Events. Ethnic Heritage Ensemble: Be Known EP Release. Corey Wilkes, trumpet; Alex Harding, baritone sax; Kahil El’Zabar, percussion/composer. La Maquette, 111 King St. E. 416-361-9666. - . From 6:30pm: drinks and light menu items. Saturday February 16 ●●2:00: Music Gallery. Sounding Difference. Music Gallery at 918 Bathurst, 918 Bathurst St. 416-204-1080. Free. ●●4:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Doyle à la Carte Part II. Music from Gilbert & Sullivan operas. Henry Ingram, MC. Edward Jackman Centre, 947 Queen St. E., 2nd Floor. 416-366- 7723. . Cabaret-style fundraising concert. ●●4:30: Canadian Opera Company. Elektra. See Feb 6. Also Feb 22. ●●6:30: Nexus D9. Meet Greet Play. Shaho Andalibi, ney flute; and others. Bloordale United Church, 4258 Bloor St. W., Etobicoke. 416-988-8427. . ●●7:00: Farfarones Orchestra. Second Annual Benefit Concert. St. Paul’s Church, Runnymede, 404 Willard Ave. 416-769- 2340. ; (sr/st); free(under 13). Silent Auction. ●●7:30: Academy Concert Series. Inspired by Italy: Corelli and Handel. Handel: Trio Sonata Op.5 No.4 in G; Corelli: Violin Sonata Op.5 No.4 in F; Vivaldi: Trio Sonata Op.1 No.8 in d; Handel: Alpestre Montre Cantata HWV81; Vivaldi: Lungi di vago volto; and other works. Nathalie Paulin, soprano; Christopher Bagan, harpsichord; Emily Eng, violin; Michelle Odorico, violin; Kerri McGonigle, cello. Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. 416-629-3716. ; (sr/st);(under 18). ●●7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Casablanca: Film with Live Orchestra. Steiner: Casablanca. Evan Mitchell, conductor. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-598-3375. -6. Also Feb 15. ●●8:00: Aga Khan Museum. SpaceTime: An Evening with Narcy. 77 Wynford Dr. 416-646- 4677. ; .50(Friends); .75(sr/st). return shuttle available from 918 Bathurst. ●●8:00: Against the Grain Theatre. (La) voix humaine. By Jonathan MacArthur. Jacques Arsenault, tenor; Topher Mokrzewski, conductor; Aria Umezawa, stage director. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 647-367- 8943. . ●●8:00: Chorus York. Romantic Melodies. Fundraising Gala on a Valentine’s theme. Stéphane Potvin, conductor; Andrea Van Pelt, piano; Guest Duo: Natalie Wong, violin; Drew Henderson, classical guitar. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. (with tax receipt). 7pm: cocktails (cash bar), appetizers, silent auction. SEASON 2018 / 2019 Toronto Mass Choir + Ben Heppner February 16 I 8 PM www.livingartscentre.ca Petrenko, conductor; David Fallis,and Katherine Hill, artistic directors. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337 or torontoconsort.org. -. Also Feb 15. Artistic direction by David Fallis and Katherine Hill. Sunday February 17 ●●2:00: Canadian Opera Company. Così fan tutte. See Feb 5. Also Feb 21, 23(4:30pm). CHARM OF FINCHES INTO T H E NIGHT SUN FEB 17, 3PM CHARMOFFINCHES.CA ●●3:00: Charm of Finches. Into the Night. Music for flute ensemble, including piccolos, alto and bass flutes. Saint-Saëns (arr. Hinze): Danse Macabre; Rozman: Medusa; Liu: Unearthed; Padgett: Into The Night; Clarke: Spells. Charm of Finches (Laura Chambers, Tristan Durie, Terry Lim, Amelia Lyon, Katherine Watson). Victoria Chapel, 91 Charles St. W. 647-892-8251. PWYC. ●●3:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. TSYO Winter Concert. Morawetz: Carnival Overtures; Sibelius: Violin Concerto (Mvt 1); Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2. Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra; Hannah Corbett, violin; Simon Rivard, TSO Resident Conductor & TSYO Conductor. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-598-3375. .75-.25. ●●7:00: Gallery 345/New Music Concerts. New Music Concerts Special MORITZ ERNST•PIANO NMC BENEFIT RECITAL ●●8:00: Living Arts Centre. O Happy Day. Ben Heppner and Toronto Mass Choir. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr., Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -: .95-.95 (dinner & show package). ●●8:00: Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra. Heroes and Icons. Music from 007 films, Superman Returns, The Dark Knight Rises, Spider-Man, Pan, highlights from the motion picture soundtrack of Bohemian Rhapsody. Jessica Kun, conductor. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. ; (sr/st). ●●8:00: Toronto Consort. Love, Remixed. A program of 20th- and 21st-century music written for early instruments and voice. Rolfe: Breathe; Fallis: Eurydice Variations. Jurgen SUN. FEB. 17•GALLERY 345 @ 7 RESERVATIONS•CALL 416.961.9594 www.NewMusicConcerts.com thewholenote.com February 1 – March 7, 2019 | 45

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